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24 Weeks…Sweet Caroline


November 30, 2011

{I included Jeff this week as daddy needs a little attention, too} πŸ˜‰

How Far Along? 24 weeks, 5 days…108 days to go!
Size of Little Miss? 12.5 inches long and 1.25 pounds, which equals an ear of corn–skinny little thing isn’t she?
Maternity Clothes? So thankful so many of my pre-prego clothes still work though the bottoms have all been switched out for maternity wear. Being pregnant in the winter definitely has its perks. Although, I had to spend quite a bit on new workout gear…those XS tops and bottoms obviously have to be put away for awhile-HA!
Weight Gain? 17 pounds…only up 1 pound, even after all the Thanksgiving deliciousness–I’ll take it! I’m definitely on track with the 1 pound per week guidance my doctor gave me, though I am finding I am getting full a lot more quickly these days. Snacking is helping me in this area.
Stretch Marks? Not so far–thank you Lord!
Gender? As if you didn’t know ;)…pink, pink, and more pink!
Movement?She is a quite the little mover in the afternoon and evening, and loves to offer her Mommy a sweet little jab every now and then in the middle of the night
Sleep? That’s a joke, right? Between going over my to-do list at all hours of the night, bathroom breaks, and having to sleep on my side, this area is a big fail.
Food Cravings? More with the apple cider and I love english muffin sandwiches for breakfast!
What I Miss? Holiday cocktails, running {still doing the elliptical and strength training, but I want to run a race right now SO badly}, and I’d most certainly like a cold ham sandwich, too.
Symptoms? Itchiness, Braxton Hicks–oh yes, now I know what these puppies are and OUCH, and swollen legs {ewww}
Best Moment of the Week? When we were flying home Sunday, Jeff got out his book and read a few chapters of the baby book he bought…he is so intent on figuring out as much as possible about pregnancy and what’s to come

our fun walk on the beach in Hilton Head
and basically the only time you’ll ever see me without makeup
And there you have it, Happy Hump Day!
  1. Petchie says:

    You look amazing for 24 weeks!! how exciting, and that's great that you have no stretch marks.


  2. You look absolutely beautiful!!! Your bump continues to become more and more precious each week! Happy Bump Day!

  3. Katherine says:

    awww SO adorable!! you look great!!

  4. You might be prettiest in workout wear and no makeup! You look great, lady. πŸ™‚


  5. Sarah says:

    love it! Maybe you can walk briskly and feel like youre running πŸ˜‰ or just keep that itch up and use it to get back in before baby shape?!?! Lookin good girlfriend

  6. Sarah says:

    you guys are too cute! and love the little bump! πŸ™‚

  7. Meredith says:

    You are so cute pregnant, so happy for your guys!

  8. You. Look. Amazing.

    I think it's about the cutest thing I've ever heard that Jeff pulled out the pregnancy books out on the plane and started a little study session!

  9. Amy says:

    You look wonderful πŸ™‚ I understand the cold ham thing…the first meal I had after Eli was born was a Subway turkey sub with double meat!

  10. You're looking great and progressing along so well! I can only imagine what Braxton Hicks feel like! Eek!

  11. Ashley says:

    Oh my gosh, I'm loving that first picture! The bump looks adorable πŸ™‚

  12. Mateya says:

    Where are you getting your workout clothes…I am going to need some new ones soon!

  13. Caroline says:

    You look so cute!!! πŸ˜‰

  14. Lindsay says:

    you look gorgeous!!

  15. Jess says:

    Oh my goodness, you are the cutest pregnant lady ever. πŸ™‚

  16. Looking great girlie! Your workouts are obviously paying off, I just wish you were getting more sleep!

    Sooo cute about Jeff reading the baby book!

  17. Sara says:

    I just love your Hump Day Bump Day updates. I'm 16 weeks and I'm praying I look like you a few months from now. Hope you had a wonderful holiday and please share your secrets on how to get your husband to read a baby book. Really? Wow. πŸ™‚

  18. Nicole-Lynn says:

    Oh my goodness, how cute! Loving the pics, especially the last one! You can really see the bump!

  19. Kate says:

    Have your boobs gotten a lot bigger? That orange sports bra and black top make them look huge!! Nice work… bet Jeff doesn't mind πŸ˜‰

  20. There is this oil called Mother's Friend that is supposed to help with stretch marks but I used it for the itchiness. It was the only thing that helped me! I could only find it online.

    You look absolutely adorable, by the way!

  21. KY says:

    Awww! Jeff reading the book melted my heart!! He's gonna be such a good daddy πŸ™‚

  22. EricaT says:

    LOVE that workout top & sports bra!!! Must know where those are from! You look adorable! Congrats!

  23. Shari says:

    You are so adorable! Love the belly pics!

  24. Caitlin says:

    As soon as I read that title I found myself singing "sweeeet Caroline..bum bum bum" ha! The band here at Ole Miss plays that during every game.
    You are looking so cute! And I think it is too sweet that Jeff is reading up on the pregnancy too!

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